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Royal Ontario Museum

Textile department, The Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto. Textile department, The Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto.

The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in Toronto, Canada, houses a collection of six million objects that relate to natural history and world cultures. The Textiles and Fashions section holds some 50,000 items that reflect the rich heritage of textile history.

The Museum mounts rotating exhibitions of weaving, needlework, and of printed and archaeological textiles and silks, which tell stories that interweave cultures and societies and record intimate histories, politics and ingenious innovation.

Museum website (retrieved 19 July 2016).

Digital source of illustration (retrieved 16 July 2016).

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